Candy Canes and the Scientific Method!

These 2 easy candy cane science activities allow for sensory exploration and discovery while practicing early scientific method skills! Perfect holiday fun at home or as stations in the early learning classroom.

Make a Simple Optical Illusion

Here’s a fun visual science experiment that will help your child explore the sense of sight and sharpen his logical thinking and observations skills. With this simple activity from education.com, preschoolers can practice scissor skills andย create a homemade optical illusion that will surely delight curious minds!

Exploring Cicadas! A Preschool STEAM Project

Going on a cicada shell hunt is a great way for young children to learn about the life cycle of these cool insects and the process of molting. ย  In this activity, we used the shells themselves as a canvas for our creativity!

Toddler Birdwatching in Your Own Backyard with DIY Bird Feeders

Recent studies have shown that spending time in nature can help alleviate ADHD symptoms in kids (which is not shocking news if you’ve ever spent time listening to the wind blow through the trees in a forest)… so it’s important to get our kids outside and involved with nature as often as we can! With this activity, kids of all ages can make their own simple bird feeders to attract more birds to your yard or patio for bird-watching.